Play Piano in 30 Days! - Start Playing NOW!

Start playing piano within 30 days, and get FREE practice videos for 200 songs!
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  • Lectures 58
  • Length 3 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 7/2015 English

Course Description

This course by PGN Piano is offering an a to z introduction to playing piano for those who have never played before, and those who are playing but want to learn more about piano music theory.

In this course you are going to learn about the names of the keys, the most important scales, chords, intervals and the circle of fifth's! You are also going to learn to play chord songs, and finally how to play any pop song you want, in less than ten minutes, or if you really work on it, in your first try!

If you are a beginner, this course will keep you busy for at least a month, but possibly longer, as it will keep challenging you to learn more, and transition from theory to practice.

You should take this course, because it will get you of to a flying start on your piano journey!

Mark

PGN Piano

What are the requirements?

  • You don't need to know anything!
  • You don't necessarily need to have a piano, but it would make things a lot easier for you!
  • You need to allow yourself to practice a couple of times per week, let's say minimum 2, for 1 month to get the entire course down. You will then need to practice on section 9 to be able to play all songs you want within 1 try. (this depends on your skill level, for people who've played piano before you might be able to do this in as little as 1 month).

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Name all keys on the piano, as well as the 3 most important scales, and understand the difference between whole and half tones!
  • Use intervals, chords and the circle of fifths to understand how songs are being built up, and to learn how to play them quicker!
  • Use knowledge gathered in the course to learn how to play over 200 songs in no time at all, and how to adapt these songs to your own liking!
  • Play all major and minor chords, and know how to built over 100 chords based on chord knowledge gathered in section 7 of this course. They will also be able to play over 100 chords and the matching octaves!
  • Use all of the knowledge gathered in the entire course to work on playing chord songs, and eventually even play songs for the first time, in one try, without mistakes!

What is the target audience?

  • This Piano Course is for those of you who have never played piano before, as well as for those of you who have been playing for quite some time but want to learn more theoretical aspects of playing piano, like scales, intervals and how to play and name chords and keys, as well as learning great tips and tricks to improve current skill, and learn to play songs in just 1 try!
  • If you just want to learn how to play any pop song in 1 try, and you already know all chords, scales and intervals, and know how to apply them when playing your songs this course is not for you, you are better of getting my separate course: How To Play (nearly) Any Pop Song in 1 Try!

What you get with this course?

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction to this course!
06:36

In this lesson we are gonna take a first look at the piano, there's white keys and black keys. How many are there in total? What is the difference between the black and white keys?

04:54

In this lesson we are gonna look at something weird when it comes to black keys, why are there less black keys than white keys, and why is the layout like it is?

Section 2: Naming The Keys!
07:32

In this lesson you are gonna learn the names of the white keys!

04:28

In this lesson you are gonna learn the names of the white keys!

06:07

There's a couple of white keys that have black keys names in some situation, let's discover which ones!

Section 3: Whole Tones & Half Tones!
01:49

In this lesson we are gonna take a look at half tones, what are they, how do you count them?

03:59

In this lesson we are gonna take a look at whole tones, what are they, how do you count them?

03:11

In this lesson we are gonna recap what you should have learned so far, and if you in fact did. If there's anything missing out you can simply go back to any of the piano lessons, make sure to take a close look to the names of the lessons to find the lesson you are looking for instantly!

02:42

In this important message I want to point you to the importance of leaving a review for my course, so that you can help me, and other students to find me, and get a good impression of what this course is like!

Section 4: Scales!
03:38

This lesson is gonna teach you what key signatures are, for scales. These key signatures are very important if you want to learn how to improvise on the go when playing piano songs!

02:25

In this lesson we are gonna talk about major scales in general, and you are gonna learn the C major scale!

01:27

In this lesson you are gonna learn the F major scale!

01:41
  • In this lesson you are gonna learn the G major scale!
02:15

In this lesson you are gonna learn the G major scale!

03:46

In this lesson you are gonna learn how to go from a Major Scale key signature to a matching Minor Scale key signature!

Section 5: Intervals!
04:17

In this lesson you are gonna learn about basic intervals. 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th! You will also learn how to count intervals on piano!

05:23

In this lesson I'm gonna introduce you to octaves. What are octaves? How do you play them? You will learn more about octaves in section 8!

02:11

In order to be able to pinpoint 2nd 3rd 6th & 7th intervals it's really important that you learn the difference between major and minor intervals. That's what this lesson is all about!

Section 6: The Circle Of Fifths!
02:41

In this lesson you are gonna learn how to draw the circle of fifth's. The circle of fifth's is this amazingly powerful tool that can help you to find chords, sharps and flats for scales, and all kind of other stuff!

02:22

Learn how to use the circle of fifth's to find out the amount of Flat's & Sharps per scale! It's really helpful to know this!

05:08

Learn how to use the circle of fifth's to find out which Flat's & Sharps are used per scale! It's really helpful to know this, so you can play any of them really quick!

04:41

Learn how to use the circle of fifth's to find Major chords! It's gonna be so easy for you to find these major chords and build them in a matter of seconds!

02:15

Learn how to use the circle of fifth's to find Minor chords! It's gonna be so easy for you to find these major chords and build them in a matter of seconds!

03:52

Learn how to use the circle of fifth's to find the correlating Major & Minor scales!

Section 7: Introduction To Chords!
02:48

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you what chords are, and give you a short introduction on how to play them!

04:17

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you how to play all major chords on piano!

02:40

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you how to play all minor chords on piano!

01:59

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you what chord progressions are, and give you a short introduction on how to play them!

01:41

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you how to play all major 7 chords on piano!

01:30

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you how to play all minor 7 chords on piano!

02:52

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you how to play all 5 chords on piano!

01:45

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you how to play all 7 chords on piano!

01:34

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you how to play all augmented chords on piano!

01:27

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you how to play all diminished chords on piano!

01:41

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you how to play all sus2 chords on piano!

01:41

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you how to play all sus4 chords on piano!

Section 8: How To Use Chords!
05:06

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you how to use your knowledge of chords to learn to play songs quicker. You are gonna recognise chords being played, and separate keys being played in a pattern as being part of chords!

02:50

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you how to play 1st inversion chords & how to figure them out by yourself!

01:43

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you how to play 2nd inversion chords & how to figure them out by yourself!

02:23

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you how to play 3rd inversion chords & how to figure them out by yourself!

01:45

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you the basic setup you are gonna use when you play chord songs!

04:13

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you exceptions to the basic setup you are gonna use when you play chord songs!

02:38

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you right hand patterns you are gonna use when you play chord songs!

01:54

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you left hand patterns you are gonna use when you play chord songs!

04:40

In this lesson I'm gonna teach you left & right hand patterns you are gonna use when you play chord songs!

Section 9: Mini Course: Play Any Pop Song You Want In 1 Try!
02:16

In this lesson I'm going to introduce you to the mini course: Play Any Pop Song You Want In 1 Try!

01:30

In this lesson I'm going to explain where you can get your free practice videos to practice over 200 piano songs to get you started!

02:27

In this lesson I'm gonna explain how you can recognise chords by the way they look (visually appear) on the piano, and why a lot of the chords are actually the same visually.

03:52

In this lesson we are gonna be playing chords instantly, just by name!

03:50

In this lesson we are gonna match left and right hand, and I'll explain why it's important to learn and do this automatically in the future, so you can play your favourite songs!

03:30

In this lesson we are gonna play and switch basic chord progressions, to get you used to the fact that songs will sometimes be built up with multiple chord progressions which you are gonna have to play right after each other.

06:05

In this lesson I wanna point you to the fact that you can usually hear where you should play your chord on the piano, and whether to play it in root position, 1st inversion or 2nd inversion.

02:24

In this lesson we are gonna take a closer look at chord progressions, and also at why it's important to listen for changes in the progression during the song.

05:29

In this lesson I will explain why it's important to play along with real songs regularly to practice your chords songs!

04:35

In this lesson we will be taking a closer look at chord patterns for left and right hand.

09:00

In this lesson I will finally explain what you are gonna do exactly when playing chord songs in 1 try. Where to find the chords? How to play the song instantly? We'll do it all in this lesson!

Section 10: Test Your Knowledge!
Final message about reviews!
02:50
03:19

In this final video I'm gonna check if you've remembered everything you need to know from this course, and if you haven't I'm gonna tell you to which section you have to take another look until you do know it! :)

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Instructor Biography

PGN Piano, Online Piano Teacher

I'm Mark,

I've been teaching piano on YouTube for over 6 years and have accumulated around 100.000 subscribers.

I mainly teach specific songs on youtube, but I love the idea of being able to provide actual courses on Udemy. Udemy provides me with the opportunity to put together multiple lessons in a single course, which is amazing!

If you want to get an idea of my youtube content, check out the PGN Piano channel!

Mark

PGN Piano


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